Congratulations to the new Dutch Air-Rifle-Champion Denny Nikkelen with his STEYR CHALLENGE and a fantastic finalscore of 208,5!
Historical success for STEYR at the ISSF World Cup in Beijing - 10m Air pistol Men competition
At the ISSF World Cup in Beijing 7 STEYR-shooters reached the final, at the end the gained places 1-7!
Above all, the Olympic gold medalist Olympiasieger Jin Jong Oh, who is back just before the World Championships.
Jin ranked on the last place after his first shot (9.3) and fought during the finale always forward. He won the match beating the great Yusuf Dikec at the last shot.
Here are the results:
|1.||JIN Jong Oh, KOR||200.6||STEYR LP 10 E|
|2.||DIKEC Yusuf, TUR||200.3||STEYR LP 10|
|3.||PU Qifeng, CHN||180.9||STEYR LP 10 E|
|4.||PANG Wei, CHN||159.6||STEYR LP 10 E|
|5.||YUNUSMETOV Rashid, KAZ||139.9||STEYR LP 10 E|
|6.||KELES Ismail, TUR||118.0||STEYR LP 10 E|
|7.||LEE Daemyung, KOR||96.8||STEYR LP 10 E|
Thanks to all the STEYR-Shooters for the faithfulness. Congratulations!
Find the pictures of the competition on www.issf-sports.org.
The ISSF World Cup in Munich took place from 4. bis 13. Juni 2014. Just a few month before the World Championship world's top shooters came to Munich.
This was one of the most successful tournaments in the history of STEYR SPORT!
Sergey Kruglov from Russia gained Silver at the 10m Air rifle competition men with his STEYR Challenge E - the Match Air rifle with electronic trigger!
Three days later Pablo CARRERA gained souvereign with nearly 2 rings ahead of the second the Gold medal. The European Champion of 2012 and Bronze medalist of 2013 was able to let the competitiors behind him with 201,3 rings. Bronze went to the reigning Junior European Champion Pavlo KOROSTYLOV (URK) with 178,4 rings. Also on the rank 4: Atallah ALANAZI, KSA, 5: Vladimir GONTCHAROV, RUS and 6: PU Qifeng, CHN were STEYR-shooters.
The women made the sensation perfect. At the air pistol competion on the last day 7 out of 8 finalists shoot a STEYR air pistol! The Olympic Champion GUO Wenjun from China showed just before the World Championship in top condition. She gained Gold with 200,3 rings before Klaudia BRES from Poland with 198,6 and Alejandra ZAVALA from Mexico with 177,2 rings. Sonja FRANQUET (ESP), Olena KOSTEVYCH (UKR), Viktoria CHAIKA (BLR) and Antoaneta BONEVA (BUL) on the ranks 4, 5, 6 and 8 completed this fantastic result.
Once again congratulations to all the successful STEYR shooters and good luck for the upcoming ISSF World cups in Maribor and Beijing!